It’s Monday, four days after The News. Enter the Social Worker I was awoken bright and early by a call from a social worker. The nurse navigator had mentioned that a social worker was part of the team at PAMF who would help me along but I wasn’t expecting a call so soon! From what… Continue reading Enter the Social Worker from Stage Left; What’s My Insurance?
It’s Sunday, four days after The News. It’s amazing how the universe can conspire to be supportive in times of need. On Friday CG “just happened” to be at Stanford Hospital (though the circumstances of why she was there weren’t necessarily the best). Today while out for a quick walk around the block a former… Continue reading Cleaning the House; Avoiding the Web; Asking For Help
It’s the day after I received The News. I still don’t “feel” very much. I’m still ever so grateful for all that JT had done – even just in listening to the doctor. I’m not alone. The Journey Begins The day started off with a call from the Nurse Navigator, bright and early at 8:30… Continue reading The Day After: The Journey Begins; Cancer – It’s The “In” Thing
[This post was authored on July 28, but draws from texts, emails, and other sources in an attempt to best capture what I felt on July 15.] It’s colonoscopy day. I’ve been fasting for a day and last night had to do the first bowel prep. I’m told the one I’m using, Suprep, is the… Continue reading Lights! Camera! Tumor?